ANNOUNCEMENT 10 Sep 2013

In September 2013, the government of Saudi Arabia announced a change in export taxation.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising

SOURCE



WTO, Trade Policy Review, WT/TPR/S/333, The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 29 February 2016, page 46: https://www.wto.org/english/tratop_e/tpr_e/s333_e.pdf

WTO, Trade Policy Review, WT/TPR/S/256, The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 21 December 2011, page 38: https://www.wto.org/english/tratop_e/tpr_e/tp356_e.htm


Inception date: 10 Sep 2013 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Export tax

On 10 September 2013, the Saudi Arabian authorities eliminated the export duties on untanned hides and skins according to the World Trade Organization's Trade Policy Review 2016 (WT/TPR/S/333). The elimination follows the gradual elimination annually since September 2008. The export duty rate was SAR 2000/tonne (ca. USD 533), approx 20%.

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